Shaman's Necklace

Tlingit, Alaska, Northwest Coast


19th century

Wood, bone, hide and rawhide

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Acquired by exchange from Ralph C. Altman, Los Angeles, California



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Necklace


Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Sienna Craig, Summer 2013

Exhibition History

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.


Collected by painter and theorist Wolfgang Paalen (1905-1959), possibly about 1938-39; Ralph C. Altman (1909-1967), Los Angeles, California; sold to present collection, 1954.

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